Ariana van den Akker / Los Angeles Times
July 18, 2012
Occupy activists who declined to provide their names camp outside the headquarters of Central City Assn., a downtown L.A. business group that represents local shop owners but also large corporations and banks. Many of the activists are protesting gentrification in downtown and how, in their view, it is pushing out the poor. But as was the case when the protest was centered at City Hall, not everyone connected with the movement is particularly political.